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Irish War of Independence 1919-1921 | by Fintona
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Irish War of Independence 1919-1921

25mm scaled models soldiers depicting the occupying colonial British army

(Black and Tans) participating in the Irish war of Independence against their deadly foes of the IRA (Irish Republican Army) Volunteers. The armoured car is based on the Lancia chassis and re-enforced with armoured plate.These cars were produced in Ireland at the time of the war. After the war, the British gave a large number of these vehicles to the newly formed Irish Free State army.

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Taken on January 28, 2016